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Diocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese)

Dioecesis Palghatensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jacob Manathodath, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 June 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese)
  • Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 28,515 (11,013 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Post Bag 4, Noorani P.O., Palakkad-678004, Kerala, India
  • Telephone: (0491)2515.277
  • Fax: 2525.129

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 June 1974ErectedEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese) Diocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)
18 January 2010Territory LostDiocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese) Eparchy of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198030,0791425397712746165ap1981
199051,611541,2009.5%42489057382960103ap1991
199964,370635,60010.1%72661384661081,18083ap2000
200065,075647,20010.1%78661444511091,19184ap2001
200165,583658,00010.0%79531324961901,23787ap2002
200266,383668,0009.9%87601474511971,22188ap2003
200367,959675,00010.1%9169160424721,20190ap2004
200466,061656,14810.1%9267159415711,30692ap2005
200967,996706,0009.6%110821923541081,34993ap2010

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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